Posts Tagged ‘4-H youth’

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund receives $1 million gift for SECU 4-H Learning Center

The North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Board of Directors has announced its acceptance of a $1 million challenge grant from the members of the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) for a new 4-H learning center.

Library exhibit tells the story of 4-H

Hugh Shelton display for the North Carolina 4-H exhibit

An exhibit at N.C. State’s D.H. Hill Library taught visitors about the links between N.C. State and 4-H, while showing how today’s 4-H continues the traditions of service through head, heart, hands and health.

Extension’s 4-H team perseveres in robotics competition

4-H'ers assemble a robot.

Teams of 4-H’ers from throughout North Carolina competed for the very first time in the North Carolina Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.

Eight counties receive volunteers through FoodCorps service program

North Carolina State University, N.C. 4-H and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) will host six FoodCorps service members who will conduct nutrition education, build and tend school gardens, and expand farm to cafeteria sourcing of healthy food. FoodCorps members will serve in the following eight North Caroline counties: Brunswick, Gaston, Guilford, Moore, New Hanover, Wake, Warren and Wayne.

N.C. 4-H’ers awarded more than $120,000 in scholarships

Students from across the state have received 4-H scholarships from the North Carolina 4-H Development Fund, to attend institutions of higher learning. During the recent State 4-H Congress held in Raleigh, the foundation awarded more than 70 scholarship

The 4-H Cookery: Divine Swine

4-H'er and her Grill

The smells wafting through the air at the North Carolina 4-H Cookery competition were nearly enough to break down a vegetarian. The parents and friends wading through the aromas were struck by the intensity of each scent as they wandered towards one booth for a sample… and then on to the next. Those smells were of pork, turkey, chicken and beef – all prepared in different and exciting ways by kids and young adults, ranging in age from 9 to 18, for a panel of judges.

Hunger prevention highlights State 4-H Congress, July 18-21

4-H's Hungry to Help Project

During State 4-H Congress, held this week at North Carolina State University and around Raleigh, 4-H’ers will show compassion for their fellow North Carolinians by packing pasta for the Food Banks of North Carolina as part of the Hungry to Help project.

Juntos Summit brings Latino youth to campus

Leading the summit's Health Rocks! workshop were Julie Kucas (pictured, right), administrative and business specialist, and Autumn Guin, Cooperative Extension associate. Both Kucas and Guin are in the Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences.

This summer, more than 50 Latino youngsters took part in a week-long camp experience – the Juntos Youth Summer Summit – on the N.C. State University campus.

Historian Clark to host session at 4-H exhibit

During 4-H Congress, 4-H’ers visiting the “Leading Together” exhibit at D.H. Hill Library will have the opportunity to talk with Dr. Jim Clark, retired N.C. State faculty member and author of the centennial book on N.C. 4-H, Clover all Over: North Carolina’s First 4-H Century.

Library exhibit tells the story of 4-H

A visitor learns about the connections between N.C. State and 4-H as she preruses the artifacts on view.

As North Carolina 4-H winds down its centennial celebration, an exhibit at N.C. State’s D.H. Hill Library teaches visitors about the links between N.C. State and 4-H, while showing how today’s 4-H continues the traditions of service through head, heart, hands and health.

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